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The Kansas East Conference

The Kansas East Conference's vision is for people and churches to be spiritually alive and growing. The conference mission is to connect and empower people and churches in living out the Gospel's call to invite, nurture, equip and send forth disciples of Jesus Christ. The Kansas East Conference has 324 churches in the eastern one-third of Kansas. Read the Bishop Scott Jones' Blog...always something thought-provoking here from Bishop Scott J. Jones.


Five Rivers District

The office of Five Rivers District is located at 3300 Clinton Parkway Court, Suite 110, Lawrence, KS 66047-2629. Its mission is to cultivate Christian growth. District Superintendent is Rev. Dr. Dennis Ackerman.


General Board of Discipleship

The primary purpose of the General Board of Discipleship shall be to assist annual conferences, districts, and local churches of all membership sizes in their efforts to win persons to Jesus Christ as his disciples and to help these persons to grow in their understanding of God that they may respond in faith and love, to the end that they may know who they are and what their human situation means, increasingly identifying themselves as children of God and members of the Christian community, to live in the Spirit of God in every relationship, to fulfill their common discipleship in the world, and to abide in the Christian hope. The mission of the General Board of Discipleship is to provide quality resources and services to help church leaders build systems that enable every congregation to fulfill its primary task of making disciples of Jesus Christ.


Camp Chippewa

Camp Chippewa is a United Methodist Camp and Retreat Center whose mission is to provide an atmosphere in a simple outdoor setting where individuals -- children, youth and adults -- can experience the presence of God through retreats and camping experiences.


CROP Hunger Walk

Each year churches in the area gather at Vinland to participate in the Church World Service Interfaith CROP Hunger Walk. These are neighbors walking together to take a stand against hunger in our world. Together we raise awareness and funds for international relief and development, as well as local hunger-fighting. We would invite you to come walk with us on the next CROP Hunger Walk — Communities Responding to Overcome Poverty.


Cokesbury

The website of Cokesbury provides resources for the Christian journey. Cokesbury is the retail division of The United Methodist Publishing House. The United Methodist Publishing House, founded in 1789, is a publisher and distributor to The United Methodist Church and the greater Christian community. At Cokesbury, their Mission is to provide quality resources and services that help people know God through Jesus Christ, love God, and choose to serve God and neighbor. Cokesbury consists of a chain of retail outlets, a toll-free call center, numerous catalogs, a web store, and an outside events group.


The Upper Room Ministries

The Upper Room Ministries is the home of The Upper Room Daily Devotional, many Christian publications, and the source for such programs as The Walk to Emmaus. A wealth of Christian inspiration is found here. When The Upper Room started its website ministry in the spring of 1996, the vision was to offer a place on the internet where visitors could find resources that help them grow in their relationship with God. 70,000 daily users prove the vision has become a reality.


United Methodist Committee on Relief

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is the not-for-profit global humanitarian aid organization of the United Methodist Church. UMCOR is working in more than 80 countries worldwide, including the United States. Their mission, grounded in the teachings of Jesus, is to alleviate human suffering—whether caused by war, conflict or natural disaster, with open hearts and minds to all people.


United Methodist Campus Ministries

United Methodist Campus Ministries offer a variety of programs, from Bible and book studies to opportunities for small-group sharing. Mission opportunities are offered for those who want to lend a helping hand to others. Those in the Douglas County area include: Baker University: Baker's student ministry offers various outreaches for students to grow in and strengthen their faith. These ministries include: campus ministry, counseling, community service and outreach, church relations, weekly chapel and an invitation to become a Baker Ambassador. The Baker Ambassadors are a group of Baker's students who travel by invitation to United Methodist churches in the Kansas East Conference to participate in worship services and talk with youth. They visit approximately ten churches a semester, serving as examples of faithful Christ-followers and making an impact on college-bound youth. Wesley KU Campus Ministries: Wesley KU is a place where students can gather to worship, serve, and grow together. It is a place where questions are welcome and all are accepted. Students gather for large group worship and in small groups for Bible study and prayer.


United Methodist Women of the Kansas East Conference

The United Methodist Women of the Kansas East Conference is a community of women whose purpose is to know God and to experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the church.


United Methodist Men of the Kansas East Conference

The mission of the United Methodist Men of the Kansas East Conference is to support spiritual growth among men, helping men to mature as disciples as they encourage spiritual formation in others. The ministry of men in the local church is defined as a core group of men, partnering with their pastor, to invite and initiate spiritual growth opportunities for all men of the church.

 

News Flash

Doughnuts & Discussion

 

Sunday, September 10 @ 9:30 a.m. in Fellowship Hall

Please join us for doughnuts, coffee, fellowship & discussion

 
Last Sunday of the Month

 

One worship service only

10:45 a.m. Blended Worship

 
Traditional Service at 8:30

We have added a traditional worship service at 8:30 on Sunday mornings. Our 10:45 service is still a contemporary/blended service. Come and join us for worship!

 
Food Pantry
A reminder that there is an increasing need for donations to the Food Pantry.  We are serving 100-plus persons each week.

Contact Information

Address:

704 8th St.
PO Box 25
Baldwin City, KS 66006

Phone:

785-594-6612

Email:

office@baldwinfirst.org

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